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AP AP Sports Summary Brief | March 15, 2023

By Editor | March 15, 2023

Bucks clinch playoff spot, top Suns 116-104 for 50th win PHOENIX (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points, Brook Lopez added 21 and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks clinched a playoff spot by beating the Phoenix Suns 116-104 to become the first team to 50 wins this season. The Bucks pulled away late for their 21st…

BCA Lions capture first KCSAA state basketball title

By Editor | February 27, 2023

Bourbon Christian Academy completes year with a perfect record in league play in the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association Conference, capping it off with a state title   STORY SUBMITTED/IVAN K. RICE I For The Citizen   ELIZABETHTOWN, KY – Coach Sean Rankin and his staff took their Bourbon Christian Academy Lions basketball team to…

Senior Christian Blackwell’s huge second quarter saves the day for Paris

By Editor | February 22, 2023

Greyhounds moving on to the region tournament for a second straight year after “C-Well” did his thing   IVAN K. RICE I   PARIS, KY – With his team trailing 15-7 midway through the second quarter, Coach Shawn Ransom knew that his Greyhounds needed someone to get going, especially since the Montgomery County Indians…

Bengals powered by 3 young stars: Burrow, Chase, Higgins

By Editor | January 29, 2023

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has two major offensive players at his fingertips in receivers Ja’Marr Chase and Tee Higgins BY MITCH STACY | AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow says the Cincinnati Bengals’ championship window should stay open for years. “The window is my whole career,” the franchise quarterback said matter-of-factly after…

Bourbon bowling has sights set on winning another region title today in Louisville

By Editor | January 25, 2023

It’s been a great season to date, but Coach Yazell’s team is far from being done   IVAN K. RICE l LOUISVILLE, KY – One of the best teams in this town that’s having an outstanding season is probably getting the least amount of coverage and support when it comes to other sports but…

Tray Murrell’s huge night lifts Paris Western Tigers past Bath County 69-62

By Editor | January 25, 2023

On a night the school honored a national champion, the senior finished with a career-best 19 rebounds and 14 points  IVAN K. RICE I   PARIS, KY – For one night only, the Paris Greyhounds went back in time to suit up as the Paris Western Tigers. With the school recognizing the former all black…

Ladyhounds begin All A Classic title defense at home tonight against Augusta

By Editor | January 6, 2023

Reed brothers coming to town to lead the favorite and defending champs Polar Bears in the tournament for the small schools   IVAN K. RICE I   PARIS, KY – Tonight, the 2023 All “A” Classic 10th Region boys and girls basketball tournament will get underway inside Earl Redwine Gymnasium. Coach Aaron Speaks’ and…

Paris-Bourbon Boys Game Action

By Editor | December 14, 2022    

Volleyball Colonels will need to knock off defending region champion Montgomery County tonight to earn a trip back to the region tournament

By Editor | October 17, 2022

Girls 40th District Volleyball Tournament will be played inside Russ Day Gym tonight and tomorrow night   IVAN K. RICE I PARIS, KY – Tonight, inside Russ Day Gym, the Bourbon County Lady Colonels Volleyball team will be serving for a fourth straight trip to the region tournament if they can eliminate defending region…

Former Greyhound football coach Homer Goins will toss the coin at Paris’ homecoming game

By Editor | September 23, 2022

The Hounds will host undefeated Bracken County in a key district game   IVAN K. RICE I   PARIS, KY – There will be an awfully familiar face at Blanton Collier Stadium next Friday night when Coach Tyquan Rice’s Paris Greyhounds return to action after their bye week for their homecoming game. Homer Goins,…